Race, Green Space, and the Limits of Design

Week 20 Race, Green Space, and the Limits of Design

Curated by Talha Awan

November 27, 2020

Required readings

Wolch, Jennifer R., Jason Byrne, and Joshua P. Newell. “Urban green space, public health, and environmental justice: The challenge of making cities ‘just green enough’.” Landscape and Urban Planning 125 (2014): 234-244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.01.017

Larson, Scott M. “Imagining social justice and the false promise of urban park design.” Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space 50, no. 2 (2018): 391-406. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308518X17742156

Further readings

Plumer, Brad, and Nadja Popovich. “How Decades of Racist Housing Policy Left Neighborhoods Sweltering.” The New York Times, August 24, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/08/24/climate/racism-redlining-citiesglobal-warming.html

Dannenberg, Andrew L., and Heather Burpee. “Architecture for health is not just for healthcare architects.” HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal 11, no. 2 (May 2018): 8-12. https://doi.org/10.1177/1937586718772955

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